Education

Who will drive school buses during the pandemic?
Who will drive school buses during the pandemic?
School administrators struggle to figure out how to get kids to school while keeping bus drivers, who are often older, safe.
A family starts anew amid COVID-19
A family starts anew amid COVID-19
Mountain View, California, offers a ‘safe lot’ for RV dwellers.
Land-grant universities should acknowledge their debt to Indigenous people
Land-grant universities should acknowledge their debt to Indigenous people
Many of the nation’s universities were created with stolen wealth.
Hispanic-serving colleges and universities struggle to adapt to the pandemic
Hispanic-serving colleges and universities struggle to adapt to the pandemic
‘Government support is going to be vital.’
Explore the land-grab universities data
Explore the land-grab universities data
Reconstruct the ties between Indigenous dispossession and the funding of land-grant universities.
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What role should medical students play during COVID-19?
What role should medical students play during COVID-19?
Some students want to step into the fight against the pandemic, but safety and preparation is a concern.
Land-grab universities
Land-grab universities
Expropriated Indigenous land is the foundation of the land-grant university system.
Further reading on HCN’s land-grants university investigation
Further reading on HCN’s land-grants university investigation
Dive deep into our bibliography.
How we investigated the land-grant university system
How we investigated the land-grant university system
A methodology of our two-year inquiry into the origin of wealth that undergirds the nation’s system of higher education.
Why the University of California is fighting for DACA
Why the University of California is fighting for DACA
From a campus legal clinic all the way to the Supreme Court, UC stands up for Dreamers.
The U.S. has spent more money erasing Native languages than saving them
The U.S. has spent more money erasing Native languages than saving them
As tribes fight to save their languages from extinction, has the government done enough?
The U.S. stole generations of Indigenous children to open the West
The U.S. stole generations of Indigenous children to open the West
Indian boarding schools held Native American youth hostage in exchange for land cessions.
Refugees look for belonging in Idaho
Refugees look for belonging in Idaho
The Twin Falls resettlement program continues to thrive in the face of recent serious challenges.
Climate change research threatened by University of Alaska budget cuts
Climate change research threatened by University of Alaska budget cuts
Gov. Mike Dunleavy slashed university funding by $130 million, alarming Alaskans, scientists and climate specialists.
Can Bacone College reclaim its roots as a center for Native art?
Can Bacone College reclaim its roots as a center for Native art?
The private college redefined Indigenous art but faces financial and infrastructure challenges today.
Job Corps program benefits communities, at-risk youth, disaster relief
Job Corps program benefits communities, at-risk youth, disaster relief
Trump administration efforts to privatize and close centers met bipartisan pushback.
Indigenous educators fight for an accurate history of California
Indigenous educators fight for an accurate history of California
The Golden State is ignoring a history of violence against Native Americans.
White fragility and the fight over Marin County’s Dixie School District
White fragility and the fight over Marin County’s Dixie School District
North of San Francisco, a well-heeled community has its privilege tested.
In Santa Fe, children learn the ABCs of inequity
In Santa Fe, children learn the ABCs of inequity
Where students reside and where schools thrive highlights an opportunity gap in New Mexico’s capital.
‘Why shouldn’t I try and save all you adults?’
‘Why shouldn’t I try and save all you adults?’
A portrait of Haven Coleman, a young climate activist.
The education crisis for children of deported parents
The education crisis for children of deported parents
In Tijuana, an upstart model tries to address the challenges of educating U.S. kids who relocated to keep their families together.
Where are the Indigenous children who never came home?
Where are the Indigenous children who never came home?
An untold number of students at Carlisle Indian School disappeared. Tribal nations raise the stakes in search of answers.
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